Washington D.C. – Dominican Film Showcase Nov 2-4 – FREE

Global Foundation for Democracy and Development (GFDD) once again will be showcasing a sample of the best films produced recently in the Dominican Republic, by Dominican filmmakers, about Dominican topics, in Washington, DC! In this occasion GFDD is partnering with the Organization of American States (OAS), the Art Museum of the Americas, the Dominican Embassy in the US, the Dominican Mission to the Organization of American States, the Gala Hispanic Theater, among others!

 

http://www.globalfoundationdd.org/DominicanFilmWeek/

 

Flor de Azúcar

A young peasant is forced to flee for killing involuntarily an abusive guard. After an entire year hiding in a remote fishing island, he decides to return to his countryside and reunite with his wife and daughters. *This film will represent the Dominican Republic in the 2017 Oscars – Academy Awards.

Director: Fernándo Báez
Category: Drama
Language: Spanish with English subtitles

Date: Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Place: Gala Hispanic Theatre, 3333 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20010
Time: 6:00 pm
Special Guest: Fernando Báez, film director
Welcome Reception to Follow!

 

La Familia Reyna

The rebel eldest son of a prosperous family returns home, setting off a series of events that will help them forget old feuds.

Director: Tito Rodríguez
Category: Comedy, Drama
Language: Spanish with English subtitles

Date: Thursday, November 3, 2016
Place: Art Museum of the Americas (AMA), 201 18th Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20006
Time: 6:00 pm
Special Guest: Danilo Reynoso, film producer

 

Los fabulosos ma’mejores

A ragtag Dominican kids’ baseball team and their nutty coach must find a way to use their charm and skill to enter the first ever Dominican Little League Baseball Tournament.

Director: Carlos Manuel Plasencia
Category: Comedy
Language: Spanish with English subtitles

Date: Friday, November 4, 2016
Place: Art Museum of the Americas (AMA), 201 18th Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20006
Time: 6:00 pm
Special Guest: Celinés Toribio, film producer and actress